By: Rachel Pulaski Reuters reported via Democratic Underground: Far-rightist Marine Le Pen threw France’s presidential race wide open on Sunday by scoring nearly 20 percent in the first round – votes that may determine the runoff between Socialist favorite Francois … Continue reading ?
Here’s the list of nominees, boiled down to 16 in no particular order. You get three votes per IP address. If the race is really close, we’ll hold a runoff vote for the top two or three contenders. The poll closes at noon Pacific ti... Read Post
”Afghan election officials canceled a presidential runoff and proclaimed the reelection of President Hamid Karzai on Monday, a day after Karzai's top challenger declared he would not take part in a second round of voting scheduled f... Read Post
by Patrick Appel Katherine Tiedemann rounds up the news coming out of Afghanistan: With 60 percent of the vote counted, Karzai is leading Abdullah 47.3 percent to 32.6 percent, still shy of the 50 percent needed to avoid a runoff... Read Post